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Judge Rejects Trump Administration’s Attempt To Swat Down Suit Over Military Policy Regarding Soldiers With HIV

Sep 19, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
The lawsuit claims that the administration's military-readiness policy, which is meant to single out troops that for any reason can't be deployed for 12 consecutive months, targets people with HIV....
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AbbVie shares fall after California insurance regulator sues company over alleged kickbacks

Sep 19, 2018 , CNBC Health
AbbVie shares fell almost 3 percent on Tuesday following a lawsuit by the California Department of Insurance alleging that the pharmaceutical company gave health-care providers kickbacks to prescribe its arthritis drug...
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U.S. judge dismisses concussions lawsuits against World Wrestling

Sep 19, 2018 , Reuters
A federal judge has dismissed lawsuits by dozens of former professional wrestlers who accused World Wrestling Entertainment Inc of failing to protect them from concussions and other head trauma, including chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE)....
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Free Gyms Help Those Recovering From Addiction Create Drug-Free Social Network

Sep 18, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
In the midst of the opioid epidemic, new strategies of coping with the crisis are emerging as advocates recognize the need for a multi-pronged recovery plan. In other news: homeless outreach teams take the fight to the streets; a new product allows users to test their drugs for deadly contaminants; California lawmakers target prescriptions practices with potential database requirements; and...
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All-payer claims databases: a work in progress

Sep 15, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Although 16 states have all-payer claims databases, there's no evidence they have helped lower healthcare costs. Advocates say the databases should empower lawmakers and consumers by providing reliable...
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State Highlights: Colorado Settles Lawsuit Over Providing Prisoners Expensive Hep C Drugs; Past Criminal Records Block Crime Victims From Claiming Compensation In 7 States

Sep 15, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from Colorado, Florida, Ohio, Texas, Massachusetts, Oregon, Minnesota and Kansas....
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Want To Know What Opioid Lawyers Are Up To In Texas? It Costs Thousands To Find Out

Sep 14, 2018 , Forbes
Texas counties are asking for more than $20,000 to fulfill requests to inspect the billing records of the lawyers they hired to sue the opioid...
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State Highlights: D.C. Works To Improve One Of Worst Maternal Mortality Rates In Country; Massachusetts’ Health Spending Drops To Lowest Level Growth In 5 Years

Sep 14, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from D.C., Massachusetts, Louisiana, Maryland, Florida, Iowa, Kansas, New York, Delaware, Alabama and...
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Maryland suit seeks to protect U.S. health law from 'sabotage'

Sep 14, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Maryland's attorney general has filed a lawsuit against President Donald Trump's administration for efforts he says are intended to undercut the nation's healthcare...
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Where Australia stands on abortion

Sep 14, 2018 , CNN Health
Abortion is common, safe, and the only criminalised listed medical procedure in Australia due to an archaic, flawed piece of legislation inherited from Victorian England....
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Separated families sue Trump administration over mental health treatment

Sep 13, 2018 , CNN Health
The US government should cover mental health treatment costs for immigrant children who officials separated from their parents, a new lawsuit argues....
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IBM Partners Blockchain Connect's 'Czech Alliance' To Fight Fraud & Drive Digitization

Sep 13, 2018 , Forbes
IBM - aka ‘Big Blue’ - is participating as a partner with consultancy PwC, fintech incubator Adel and a global law firm in Blockchain Connect’s so-called ‘Czech Alliance’. The goal is to fight “real-estate fraud” and corruption in national administration and drive the “digitization of...
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Real Solutions, Not Empty Promises

Sep 13, 2018 , Forbes
We believe there are better ways to help people with pre-existing condition than the failed and flawed health overhaul...
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Former Nigerian leader Obasanjo urges West African governments to decriminalize drugs

Sep 12, 2018 , Reuters
West African governments should overhaul their drug laws to decriminalize personal use and prioritize treatment as a response to rising substance abuse in the region, former Nigerian president Olusegun Obasanjo said on Tuesday....
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Lawmakers call for greater oversight of air ambulance operators

Sep 12, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
In a letter to Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao, Sens. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) and Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) urged the agency to use regulatory action to curb the growing costs of emergency air...
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How To Really Take Medical Conflicts Of Interest Seriously

Sep 11, 2018 , Forbes
If we’re going to have a central database of conflict of interest disclosures in medicine – and there is one, created by law – it’s high time that people start using...
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Biotech Venture Deal Terms Are More 'Startup-Friendly' Than Ever

Sep 11, 2018 , Forbes
Biotech is booming, and that's having an impact on deal terms. The author highlights a few observations from the Venture Financing Report of law firm Cooley LLP: money is flowing, valuations are up across the board, and deal terms are “looser” than they’ve ever...
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‘Guns Don’t Kill People; Bullets Do’: States Step Up To Close Gaps In Federal Regulations On Ammunition

Sep 11, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
A look at California shows a new strategy in place for gun-control advocates and lawmakers: focusing on the bullets....
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Orexo soars after winning opioid drug appeal against Teva

Sep 11, 2018 , Reuters
A U.S. appeals court on Monday revived Swedish pharmaceutical company Orexo AB's lawsuit accusing a unit of Israel's Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd of infringing a patent for its opioid addiction drug Zubsolv....
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Lawmakers urge CMS to abandon proposed Medicare billing change

Sep 11, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Lawmakers want the CMS to abandon proposed changes to Medicare billing codes they fear will lead to doctors who treat the sickest patients being...
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